Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book (nominee)
YA Book Prize Best Young Adult (nominee)
Inspired by Judy Blume's Forever and Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, this novel that Andrew Smith calls "beautiful, enchanting, [and] exquisitely written" is a new classic about teenage relationships, self-acceptance-and what happens when the walls we build start coming down. A Kirkus Best Book of 2017!

Adam Thorn doesn't know it yet, but today will change his life.

Between his religious family, a deeply unpleasant ultimatum from his boss, and his own unrequited love for his sort-of ex, Enzo, it seems as though Adam's life is falling apart. At least he has two people to keep him sane: his new boyfriend (he does love Linus, doesn't he?) and his best friend, Angela.

But all day long, old memories and new heartaches come crashing together, throwing Adam's life into chaos. The bindings of his world are coming untied one by one; yet in spite of everything he has to let go, he may also find freedom in the release.

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Monster Calls comes a raw, darkly funny, and deeply affecting story about the courage it takes to live your truth.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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September 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Release (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Patrick Ness
ISBN: 0-606-41432-0 / 978-0-606-41432-6 (USA edition)
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September 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Release
Author(s): Patrick Ness
ISBN: 0-06-240319-2 / 978-0-06-240319-3 (USA edition)
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1935 : UK Hardback
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Title: Release
Author(s): Patrick Ness
ISBN: 1-4063-3117-1 / 978-1-4063-3117-2 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Release
Author(s): Patrick Ness
ISBN: 0-06-240320-6 / 978-0-06-240320-9 (USA edition)
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May 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Release
Author(s): Patrick Ness
ISBN: 1-4063-7869-0 / 978-1-4063-7869-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books
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2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Release Export
Author(s): Patrick Ness
ISBN: 1-4063-7727-9 / 978-1-4063-7727-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd.
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Audio Editions

November 2017 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Release
Author(s): Patrick Ness
ISBN: 1-4894-1318-9 / 978-1-4894-1318-5 (Australia edition)
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November 2017 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Release
Author(s): Patrick Ness
ISBN: 1-4894-1319-7 / 978-1-4894-1319-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
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November 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Release
Author(s): Patrick Ness
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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November 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Release
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September 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: Release
Author(s): Patrick Ness
ISBN: 1-5384-5699-0 / 978-1-5384-5699-6
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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September 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: Release: Library Edition
Author(s): Patrick Ness
ISBN: 1-5384-5697-4 / 978-1-5384-5697-2
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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September 2017 : MP3 CD
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Title: Release
Author(s): Patrick Ness
ISBN: 1-5384-5698-2 / 978-1-5384-5698-9
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Release
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September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Release
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Publisher: Gyldendalske Boghandel, Nordisk Forlag A/S
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Title: Release
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May 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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